Drymax Trail Running Socks – Review

Drymax-Trail-Running-SocksIf you’re like me, you may not have heard of Drymax before reading this review.

I am always looking for outdoor technologies, which are just a little different than the rest of the market. This is how I came upon Drymax. [Read more…]

Darn Tough Vermont Hiker 1/4 Sock Cushion – Review

Vermont Darn Tough Hiker 1/4 Sock CushionOne of my passions is bowhunting in the backcountry.

Being a flat lander, one of the best ways for me to get my legs and lungs prepared for the Rocky Mountains is trail running.

On one of my stints on the Appalachian Trail, I struck up a conversation with a couple at the Bears Den and we were discussing gear, adventures that we have been on and were planning to do. [Read more…]

Hylete Icon Lightweight Knee High Sock – Review

Hylete Icon Lightweight Knee High SockI’m always looking for quality stuff and looking for that “something” to give me that little extra!

So, what are compression socks? You ask…

Compression socks are specially designed, made from specialized elastic material, which increases blood circulation.

Some believe that compression socks improve their performance by increasing blood circulation in your legs. This increase in circulation improves your recovery time, which leads to better performance.

The Hylete Icon Lightweight Knee High Socks felt weird at first, as the material and thickness is reminiscent of dress sock. The sock is very comfortable and didn’t slip inside my shoes at all. I have worn the socks in Salomon, Newton, Icebug and Reebok All- Terrain shoes. [Read more…]